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Panel discussion of James Friedman’s images, “12 Nazi Concentration Camps”

Event Type
Greenfield Lynch Event, Program in Jewish Culture and Society and Department of English
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
Nov 6, 2017   5:00 pm  
Free and open to the public.
Professor Brett Kaplan
Originating Calendar
School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Calendar

The images in the exhibition “12 Nazi Concentration Camps” trace photographer James Friedman’s journey with a large format camera to several concentration camps long after the war in order to offer a record of how tourists engage with Holocaust memory.


Discussants include the photographer, James Friedman; Gary Weissman, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature and affiliate faculty member of Judaic Studies at the University of Cincinnati; and Brett Kaplan, Professor of Comparative and World Literature, and Director of the Program in Jewish Culture and Society, UIUC.

The exhibition of Friedman’s photos is on display from Nov. 2-27 in the Illini Union Art Gallery, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. The exhibition is free and open to the public.


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